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WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Members of the 509th Logistics Readiness and Civil Engineer Squadrons  move a fuel tank Dec. 4. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Charles Larkin) Colossal undertaking
It was a scene that could've been straight out of the popular television show "Mega Movers." Members of the 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron and 509th Civil Engineer Squadron had to move a 70,000-pound, 1.2-million-gallon fuel tank some 120 feet to allow for repairs to the tank's foundation. The repairs were necessary to meet standards set by the
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Seventy-one Whiteman members promoted in December
Seventy-one Team Whiteman members received new stripes during a promotion ceremony Dec. 3 at Mission's End.                                              Airmen Amanda Peyman, 13th Bomb Squadron Brandon Jakubowski, Nicole Reese, Nadia Rocha and Anthony Saffo, 509th Security Forces Squadron                                       Airmen 1st Class
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2007
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo.— The base Christmas tree was lit during the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony Dec. 4. The Christmas tree stands proudly outside Mission's End.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stephanie Clark) 'Tis the season

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2007
Default Air Force Logo AU program gives CCAF graduates clear path to bachelor's degree
The average Airman who is asked why they joined the Air Force typically responds with patriotism, travel and educational benefits. The Air Force boasts some of the most competitive educational benefits around with 100 percent tuition assistance, free College Level Examination Program tests and unlimited guidance from education offices. In June, the
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2007
Riley Holland and her father, Staff Sgt. Blaine Holland, 36th Civil Engineering Squadron, venture out and enjoy the aircraft static displays Nov. 21 prior to the long holiday weekend. The aviation community opened its doors for military members and their families to view the operational mission here up close. The event was covered by local TV media and was supported by the fire department, maintenance personnel and security forces. (Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brian Kimball) B-2s, Tanker squadrons host military family event
Military members and their families were able to see America's most advanced bomber and the Airmen that support the stealth bomber mission in a military community event held here Nov. 21. Members of the 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron put their respective aircraft on display and allowed anyone
0 12/03
2007
WHITEMAN Air Force Base, Mo. - Members of the 509th Civil Engineer Squadron raise a 1,260,000 gallon fuel tank in preparation for upcoming repairs to the foundation and base of the tank Nov. 30. The 509th CES will move the tank 130 feet using locomotive wheels and railroad tracks Dec. 4. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt Charles D. Larkin Sr.) Colossal undertaking

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2007
Default Air Force Logo MRSA Infection
Introduction Over the past few years and recently in the press, there had been increasing attention to this emerging infection. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus infection (MRSA) is an infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, often called "staph." The staph bacteria itself is not new and has been around forever. As we improved our
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2007
Default Air Force Logo A Holiday Twist to Crime Prevention
'Twas a few weeks 'for Christmas and all through the base; People were celebrating all over the place DD's were ready, Wingmen standing by; To answer the calls of those needing rides Here's a few tips you need to remember; As you hustle about this month of December To the stores, and the malls, everyone goes shopping; Be mindful of surroundings
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WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Col. John Robinson, 509th Bomb Wing vice commander, presents the Whiteman Spirit Award to Capt. Michael Belardo, 13th Bomb Sqaudron, Nov. 19. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Candace Cutrufo) Whiteman Spirit Award
Capt. Michael Belardo, 13th Bomb Squadron, received the Whiteman Spirit Award from Col. John Robinson, 509th Bomb Wing vice commander, Nov. 19. Lt. Col. William Eldridge, 13th BS commander, nominated Captain Belardo for the award. Captain Belardo received the Spirit Award for contributing to the morale of the squadron and improving Whiteman's
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WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. – 1st Lt. Matthew Kowalski, 509th Security Forces Squadron, receives a bronze star medal from Col. Garrett Harencak, 509th Bomb Wing commander, Nov. 28. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jessica M. Snow) Combat Airman recognized
A member of Team Whiteman received the Bronze Star for displaying exceptionally meritorious service while deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Col. Garrett Harencak, 509th Bomb Wing commander, presented the Bronze Star to 1st Lt. Matthew Kowalski, 509th Security Forces Squadron, Nov. 28. The medal is awarded to a member of the military
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